Robert Andrus

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Inducted

Bob began his career as head coach for varsity football and varsity baseball at Dover High School in 1959. He went undefeated in both sports in 1962. His teams won 29 straight games in baseball.
He was head coach of the All-Star football game, winning games in 1962 and 1966. He was the first Gold team coach to win an All-Star game. In 1967 Bob was hired as the head football coach at Wesley
College and won the Tri-State Conference championship his first two seasons. In 1970 he won his first Coastal Conference championship. Bob’s team won again in 1976 and appeared in the Sterling Silver
Bowl in Hutchison, Kansas where the Wolverines ended the season as the second ranked Junior College football team in the nation. Bob was named Coastal Conference “Coach of the Year” in 1970 and 1976
and was three-time head coach of the Coastal Conference All-Star game. His record from 1967 through 1976 was 68-20-3. Bob coached until 1987 and ended with an overall record of 97-98-3. He led the
conversion of Wesley College from a Junior College powerhouse to a four-year NCAA Division III football program. Bob returned to high school coaching at Cape Henlopen High School in 1989 as an
assistant football coach. Bob coached freshman football at the University of Maryland for two years and as assistant football coach at Bainbridge Naval Center for one year. Coach Andrus’ legacy of
excellence lives on today through the many players who have enjoyed highly successful careers.

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